Nicobar Bulbul Ixos nicobariensis

Family: Pycnonotidae (Bulbuls)

Authority: (Moore, 1854)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small population which is suspected to be declining as a result of clearance and degradation of forests for plantation agriculture and infrastructure projects. More rigorous application of the critieria means this species has been downlisted to Near Threatened as the population declines are suspected based on habitat loss and degradation, and are not currently supported by quantitative data.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Ixos nicobariensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/03/2023.